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1301 W Grove
Effingham, IL 62401
PH: 217/540-1100
Fax: 217/540-1102


Welcome to Effingham High School

Welcome to Effingham High School! Effingham High School is an environment that differs from all other high schools. EHS is a building engrossed every day in innovation, excitement, energy, and celebration. From the classroom to the theatre to the athletic fields, the staff and students are on fire for their school and community. The teachers at Effingham High School are recognized locally, nationally, and internationally for their innovative teaching practices.

Students at Effingham High School have the opportunity to take part in 23 different dual credit courses, produce award winning theatre shows, earn athletic scholarships to major universities, and are awarded over 1 million dollars in academic scholarships annually.

Daily Announcements

Veterans Day Program:
  Effingham High School Social Studies Department is collecting pictures of people who have served in the military. If you have a picture you would like to share please see one of the teachers in that department.

Fall Play:  Wait Until Dark will premiere at EHS on Thursday, October 27th at 7:00 pm

Blood Drive:   Student Council will be sponsoring a blood drive on Friday, October 28th.  Students must be at least 16 years old to donate and 16-year-olds will need to fill out a parent permission form.